It’s no secret that providing fast internet services to customers is the key to a successful Internet Provider. Even so, it takes an exceptional service to be ranked as the fastest provider in the Northeastern United States. Empire Access is just that company. As tested by the folks over at PCMag, Empire Access, out of all major providers in the Northeast, stood at the top with an Index speed of 271.6. In comparison, 2nd place only came in at 201.4.

Just how is this index calculated? It comes down to two main factors: Download Speed and Upload Speed. PCMag calculated both for each provider, then added them together with a score of 80% Download Speed and 20% Upload Speed. When it came to Download Speed, it was no contest, with Empire averaging 326 Mbps, nearly 80 Mbps ahead of the closest competitor. Not only that, but Empire holds the 2nd highest Upload Speed with 54.1 Mbps.

If you’re considering an internet provider in the Northeast, Empire is the best option according to PCMag. If you want to look more into their tests, you can read about it at: The Fastest ISPs of 2022 | PCMag

Fastest ISP in the Northeast United States, PC Mag

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When Empire came into my neighborhood, I decided to give them a shot. So grateful I did. Besides the LIGHTNING fast speeds, my favorite thing about Empire is their incredible customer service … can’t say enough good things about Empire Access. I’ve loved every day I’ve been able to use their internet services…

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We are very thankful to Empire Access for selecting our area to be our service provider for fiber optic high speed internet and phone service. We are very happy with the speed they provide along with the unlimited data. My husband and myself were very impressed with everyone that we dealt with…

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They got everything running in no time and were super helpful in setting up my home and answering questions. I truly appreciate the great service.

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I would just like to add that I am very happy that I changed providers! It’s so nice to get a real person who can answer my picky little questions right away without having to wait, thank you for everything.

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